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Abandoned Beauties

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1. Chinese fishing village © Jane Qing 2. Norwegian house © EuropeTrotter 3. French railway tunnel © Myrabella 4. Sintra Wells, Portugal © Matthias Haker 5. Sintra Ruins, Portugal © James Mills 6. Old country house © Kleiner Hobbit 7. Old Palace, Belgium @forgottenheritage 8. Abandoned Asylum © Mark Taken-by-me 9. Castle in Kopice, Poland @ Darkstyle Pictures 10. Crystal Mill, Colorado @ Denver City Page (For more great photos: instagram.com/itsabandoned / via: brightside.me)

In Deep Water

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Jason deCaires Taylor does something very special: he creates site-specific sculptures and installations under water that slowly become part of their natural environment, functioning as coral reefs. The newest addition to his subaqueous world is an underwater museum in the Atlantic off the coast of the island Lanzarote. One of the installations, The Raft of Lampedusa, refers to the current global crises in which desperate and displaced people take that giant step into the unknown, often […]

Interesting Lady 9

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Nellie Bly (1864 – 1922) was a writer, journalist, inventor and industrialist. Perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in less than eighty days, she undertook the trip to see if Jules Verne’s famous book could be turned into reality. In 1889 she started a journey of almost 25,000 miles around the globe that took her to England, France (meeting with Jules Verne), Italy, Ceylon, Singapore (buying a monkey), Hong Kong and Japan. […]

Moved to Tears

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In an old family photo album, without names or dates, I find a postcard of The Assumption of the Virgin (1516-18) by Titian. The very same painting that moved me to tears in the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice. When I felt the artist speaking directly to me through the eternal quality of the altar piece, a whisper four centuries strong touching my heart ever so lightly. I wonder what this […]